Your Hard Earned Dollars Shouldn’t Go to Leftist Media Outlets
Israel Makes a Decision About Whether to Respond to Iran
Kirby Cornered on Biden’s Foreign Policy Disasters
Rand Paul Lays Into Speaker Johnson Over FISA Bill
The Declining Military Leadership
FAFO: Watch What Happens When a Pro-Palestinian Protester Hurls Death Threats at Public...
Remember When Biden Said Trump Brought Us 'Dangerously Close' to a War With...
Why the Police Paid a Visit to E. Jean Carroll
You Can't Make This Stuff Up: Here's What Ousted Harvard President Claudine Gay...
Here's Why Some Californians Are Purchasing Firearms in Droves
Democrat Governor Vetoes Bill Protecting Kids From Irreversible Transgender Surgeries
Surprise: Pro-Terrorism Organization Lies About Iran's Attack Against Israel
Cori Bush Releases a Statement About Iran's Attack on Israel
Nikki Haley Has a New Gig
‘Trans’ High School Athlete Dominates Women’s Track and Field Competition

DeSantis Tells Liberals What Real Bullying Is After They Accused Him of Harassing Students

AP Photo/John Raoux

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) hit back at critics after he told students during an event they did not have to wear masks as they stood behind him. He added they could still wear them if they wanted to but the masks were not protecting from COVID-19.


The incident sparked a predictable wave of criticism from liberals and the mainstream media for the simple act of not forcing masks on kids. On Thursday, DeSantis told Fox News host Tucker Carlson why he said what he said.

"Well, none of the adults were wearing masks and it seemed to me that someone told those kids they had to do it, so I just wanted to make it very clear they do not need to be doing it. Obviously, in Florida it’s been a – it’s a free state, you can do it. But I think it’s important to point out there is no reason to do it for young and healthy kids, especially in the state of Florida," DeSantis said.

"And you know, they talk about oh, by letting someone have a choice to take off the mask and welcoming that choice, that is somehow bullying. Tucker, bullying is locking kids out of school...Bullying is forcing kids to wear masks for 8 hours a day, which they did for 2 years and are only stopping now because the polling has changed. Bullying is kicking people out of work because of vaccine mandates," he continued.


Keep in mind this comes after President Joe Biden just this week has been inconsistent with his own mask-wearing, such as wearing one while walking by himself outside but not wearing one while meeting with people in the Capitol building during the State of the Union.

Join the conversation as a VIP Member


Trending on Townhall Videos